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- Extending snap data collection
This article aims at equipping users with the knowledge of extending the snap utility to collect debug data for third-party components installed on a system. Some background understanding of snap such as architectural overview, various components, and so on are also covered as a part of this article.
- Hardware RAID configuration on the IBM Power platform
This tutorial explains the process to configure the hardware RAID on the IBM® Power® platform.
- Tracing IBM AIX hdisks back to IBM System Storage SAN Volume
Controller (SVC) volumes
When working in an IBM AIX® environment that uses the IBM System Storage® SAN Volume Controller (SVC), you need to be able to determine the SVC volumes that represent each AIX hdisk.
- IBM PowerHA SystemMirror rapid deploy cluster worksheets for IBM
This tutorial outlines the high-level requirements to plan out a cluster configuration with a checklist approach and then proceeds with the deployment instructions through the new cluster command-line interface (CLI).
- Using the NIM service handler with the NIM Alternate Disk
This article describes how to use nimsh with nimadm to migrate to IBM® AIX® version 7.1.
- How to write trace format entries
This article aims at equipping users with the knowledge required to write effective trace format entries. We will look at elements of the trace format entry, covering each of them with examples and situations where they can be handy. There is an example at the end of the article to give you a sense of how these pieces of a puzzle fit together.
- System call interception using a standard public IBM AIX
IBM AIX® provides a standard public interface named kmod_util to support system call interception since AIX 6.1 TL06 and AIX 7.1. In this tutorial, we provide step-by-step instructions explaining how kmod_util can be used to intercept system calls under various situations.
- Strengthening the SSH configuration used in GPFS installations to
make them more secure
Currently, a prerequisite of any IBM General Parallel File System (IBM GPFS™) installation is that all the nodes on the cluster must be able to communicate with each other using the root user ID and that this is done without a password in order to facilitate automated tasks.
- Vice partition virtualization for IBM AFS
IBM® AFS™ storage area network (SAN) storage virtualization provides the mechanism to migrate the existing vice partitions from one file server to another file server without restarting the file server or terminating the client processes.
- IBM PowerHA SystemMirror cluster migration
IBM® PowerHA® SystemMirror is an application that makes a system fault resilient and reduces downtime of applications or databases. This article helps customers to plan for and successfully accomplish cluster migration.